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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com A second overtime pass from guard to quarterback helped seal a 20-18 Class AA Prep Bowl victory for the Holdingford Huskers Friday, Nov. 21 at TCF Bank Stadium. Huskers senior Nathan Brinker, who played offensive guard until the section semifinals, tossed the pass to his quarterback and fellow senior […]

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Our selection process Coaches from all five area football teams (Little Falls, Pierz, Royalton, Upsala-Swanville Area and Holdingford) were asked to nominate players from their team that they believed deserved to be named to the 11-player all-area team (one quarterback, two running backs, one fullback, one wide receiver, one tight end and five linemen), including […]

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Morrison County Record’s Football Player of the Year: Pierz senior Robbie Skiba By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Robbie Skiba enjoys breaking records. But do not worry, the dusty vinyl collection sitting in the basement is safe, Skiba’s record breaking comes on the football field. The Pierz senior running back rewrote the Pioneers record books […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com There are not too many more gut wrenching ways to fall short of making the Prep Bowl than what happened to Pierz, Nov. 15. The Pioneers led 24-23 over the top-ranked team in the state, Rochester Lourdes, as the Eagles attempted a two-point conversion to take the lead in […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Nathan Brinker has been a do-it-all player for the Holdingford Huskers this season. That never rang more true than in Holdingford’s 35-18 win over Pipestone, Nov. 15 in the Class AA state semifinal game. Brinker, a senior guard, who sometimes shifts to the backfield as an eligible ballcarrier, scored […]

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Football is often a game of seconds. That was never more true than Pierz’ 25-24 defeat to Rochester Lourdes in the state semifinal game tonight. For a second it looked like Pierz had stopped an Eagles two-point conversion and were headed to the Class AAA Prep Bowl. However, the next second the Eagles were celebrating […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com After falling in a 24-0 hole at halftime, the Patriots were in too deep to claw their way out. USA lost their bid for a perfect season, and finished 11-1 after a 44-28 loss to Braham in the state football quarterfinals Nov. 8 in Brainerd. “At halftime I told […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The Holdingford Huskers built an early lead, and used senior Matt Messman to cruise to a 37-14 win over Moose Lake-Willow River (MLWR) Nov. 8 at the state football quarterfinals in Brainerd. It was the first time the Huskers were able to advance past the quarterfinals after two previous […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com A question of toughness helped propel the Pierz Pioneers to a 44-28 win over Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton (DGF), Nov. 8 in the state quarterfinals. “When the Brainerd Dispatch interviewed the Felton coach, they were questioning our toughness, and we showed them just how tough Pierz football is,” said one of Pierz’ […]

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